Monthly Archives: October 2017

Testing a new method for the assessment of concentration in patients – The ‘DelApp’ test

18 October 2017

What are the main aims of the study? People who are in hospital can develop short-term problems with thinking and concentration, or may become drowsy or agitated as a result of their condition. This problem is called ‘delirium’. Delirium can affect 1 in 8 general hospital patients and 1 in 4 patients in intensive care. […]

A day in the life of a dementia research nurse

6 October 2017

Emily King, is a dementia research nurse at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield. She qualified as a nurse in 2009, having worked on care of the elderly wards, she developed an interest in dementia and did a Masters in dementia studies. Emily has been working as a dementia research nurse for nearly a year […]

Taking part in dementia research: Georgina’s Story

4 October 2017

Having witnessed the effects of dementia on her family, Georgina Shomroni, who works at the Bodleian Libraries in Oxford, is a passionate advocate for participating in research. She has signed up to Join Dementia Research and already agreed to take part in two studies. Georgina, 54, has sadly seen the effects of dementia first-hand as […]

Join Dementia Research speeds up study delivery

Join Dementia Research was launched two and a half years ago with the ambition to accelerate dementia research, helping researchers find the right people for their studies more quickly, and empowering patients and the public to find studies they wanted to take part in and get involved. We caught up with Dr Ivan Koychev, who […]

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Monthly Archives: October 2017